Published back in 2007, I Was Just Leaving showcases the artwork of TWBE fave Richard Colman. The book above is the limited edition dirty version, which I have no clue where you can purchase now. You can however buy the tame(r) version of the book here.
Written by the cooking duo known as Hot Knives, Greatest Sips includes 21 essays on great beers, plus what cheese and album go best with each. For example, Hitachino Nest XH pairs with rondin de brebis cheese and T-Rex’s “Get it On.” Order a softcover or download the ebook here, and get an early start on the weekend.
You need to have this book in your library.
Wisdom is a soothing book by Andrew Zuckerman featuring portraits, thoughts, and lessons learned from the over-65 set of luminaries. This 2011 edition published by Abrams features new interviews with Yoko Ono, Jeanne Moreau, and Helmut Jahn.
In all seriousness, every man (and do-right woman) should own this cookbook. Well-designed, and accompanied by beautiful photographs, mouth-watering recipes, and insightful how-to’s, Eat Like A Man reads like a magazine with an indefinite lifespan.
Mark McKee is the man. An influential artist during the golden age of skateboarding, his graphics still resonate to this day. This book by Winston Tseng and published by Mark Batty Publisher, looks in depth at the art of McKee, from his early sketches up to his work today.
Releasing later this month through Mark Batty Publisher, Bay Area Graffiti ’80s to ’90s: Early Bombing by SFaustina and Jocelyn Superstar is a necessary addition to your library. 208 pages of bombing history with the exception of a few.
This is a well designed retrospective of Grotesk‘s illustration and design work. The book is real fun to page through.
The Man From S.T.U.D.
This and so much more are contained in The Official High Times Pot Smoker’s Activity Book by Natasha Lewin & The Editors of High Times, and published by Chronicle.
This is one of those books that you can pick up at any point in the day, flip through, and smile. Published by Chronicle Books, Red Book contains 240 pages of David Shrigley’s humorous art that he created while in residency at at IASPIS in Stockholm, Sweden.
Do yourself a favor,and pick up the book here.
This book should be required reading for every man to read after his Sophmore year in college. Impeccably written and designed, Glenn O’Brien is a sage… just look at the review comments on the back for further proof.
Friend and contributor, Dallas Clayton recently finished up his Awesome Tour.
Edited by Sook-Kyung Lee and Susanne Rennert, and published by Tate, this is the one book you need if you’re interested in the work of Nam June Paik. It’s thorough and wonderfully illustrated.
Penguin Books in the UK tapped a new network of artists and designers including Ripo, Parra, Lucy McLauchlan, Stephen Shore, and Gary Taxali to redesign covers to some of their classics. How fresh is that Ripo cover of Herman Hesse’s Steppenwolf?